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just too much security. >> we know of no specific credible threat directed at the pope's visit here to this city. >> reporter: jay johnson, head of the home land security was flanged by no less than the director of the secret service joe clancy during a media briefing here on friday. the point would be getting a behind the scenes look at is what called the the multi agency communications center or mack, where we agreed not to reveal its exact locations but essentially a place where law enforcement, 50 different agencies will monitor cameras and help coordinate security measures on the ground in real time. >> an outdoor event such as we see here on the ben franklin parkway in philadelphia it creates enormous challenges but we have to adapt to that. >> reporter: secret service in charge of the security and unprecedented security measures are being used, including the shutting down of the major roads in a major city for multiple days. law men responded to critics if all of the security is just too much and turning people
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away from going to see the the pope. >> you have to have structure. if you don't have structure you have mayhem. you have to have route as veilable so if there is an incident we can certainly get the holy father out of the city and also that we can get the participants, and the guests out of the city. so you have to control those roadways. >> reporter: now mack will go operational thursday morning, it will be manned 24/7 and it will shut down monday afternoon. reporting live along the parkway, todd quinones, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> todd, thank you for that. time is running out for city residents to figure out where to park their cars during the papal visit. parking authority is reminding drivers, that it will start towing cars in the papal no parking zones without special plaquard on sunday at 6:00 p.m. owners will to have pay $75 to get their car back. >> please help us out with this we fully understand inconvenience, parking authority has been tremendous in finding garage spaces,
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available for free, there are relaxing, parking restrictions and other residential area. we have secured the neighborhood hospital lots which can hold apartment 1500 cars. >> reporter: you can see a list of the parking options on our web site at cbs philly.com. final preparations are being made in cuba for saturday's arrival of pope francis. it is first stop on his whirlwind north american tour, his four day trip to cuba will include visits to several churches and meeting the country's poor. pope is tweeting as he prepares for his journey. tweeted today i ask you to join me in praying for my trip to cuba and you had. i need your prayers. we have got eight days until pope francis arrives here in philadelphia you can find a completely source guide on cbs philly.com. the montgomery county sheriff a's office launches a new tool to assist during papal visit next week. department unveiled their new drone, designed to fly over massive crowds to assist the
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county a's bomb squad. instead of deputies donning bomb suits and risking their lives the drone lets them inspect risky situation from his a far. >> anywhere where a life's in danger we have the capability now to see what that police officer or that deputy is going to face.. >> authorities say the drone will be used for surveillance only. it is the the last weekend of the summer, and do you believe it? but before fall arrives we're in for on more summer-like temperatures and meteorologist kate bilo is live outside on the sky deck with what we can expect, kate? >> jessica, it felt like summer all week long, fittingly because it is last full week of summer but we started off on the cooler side, monday. nothing cool about the past few days and i have heard from a few folks, complaining about the lack of fall weather, i will not mention any names, but in the mood for fall weather, we have that in the seven day forecast but at
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least one more day of more summer-like conditions and that day is tomorrow. feels great right now. take a look at storm scan three. everything is clear, no rain in the forecast, for tonight, certainly, blue skies as far as the eye can see over center city philadelphia but our next weather maker is heading toward us that system over the great lakes, front will come through here sunday, really saturday night into sunday morning and that will knock down these temperatures to more fall-like levels. right now warm 82 at the airport. eighty-three in allentown. cooler 76 the atlantic city airport, feeling nice down the shore this evening. heading through tonight out and about on your friday night 79 at 7:00 o'clock. clear skies and dropping to around 70 tonight. by 11:00. what is ahead? expect mainly clear, comfortable night. leave windows opened tonight. tomorrow, sunny and very warm. get those last summer activities in because it does get cooler, not much cooler but at least a little cooler with sunshine and a few more clouds on sunday. coming up ale he have the full seven day forecast and take a sneak peak in the end of the next week as we get ready for
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papal visit coming up when i join you inside. >> see new a bit, thank you. police are trying to track down who is responsible for burglar is in south jersey. burglaries happened on haddick drive-in sewell, gloucester county. lets get to "eyewitness news" reporter diana rocco with more on this story, diana. >> reporter: some were even caught on cameras we just spoke to a few neighbors hit the by these burglars, they say is what most infuriating about this ace they could see them stealing from their trucks and cars but they could not catch them in the act. washington police are now warning everyone in the a area to be on the alert, police have released this surveillance video from a home on haddick drive-in sewell, where two individuals believed to be in their teens, early 20's, and scenery moving tools from the back of the pickup truck. owner of the truck didn't want to be on camera but tells "eyewitness news" they took a thousand dollars worth of tools from his truck, and it happened at 3:00 a.m. monday morning. while he was sleeping. another neighbors say the same two individuals came back next night and they were caught on
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that neighbor's camera driving a black pickup truck, in all, there have been about 51 cars that were hit, 19 sheds, and six homes, since last month, neighbors say they are keeping a close eye on each other's home and police are asking anyone if they have any information to give them a call. there have been several neighborhoods that are hit, by these burglars. police are now looking to see if they are all related. we are live from sewell, new jersey tonight i'm diana rocco for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". thanks very much. frightening moments from a mother in northeast philadelphia, when three armed men barged into her home and threatened her life. police say the three three-year old mother went to check on the noise in the basement and found the three men wearing masks. the home invasion happened on the 2800 block of shiply road, while would the man's children were upstairs asleep. >> while one male held a gun to her head, the other two she could hear, going through the
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house, ransacking the house. >> it appears that $800 in cash was taken and investigators say none of the three males were wearing gloves, so they have abduct the the home, hoping fingerprints will lead them to the suspects. police need public's help tracking down these suspects wanted for jewelry store robbery in girard estates. this surveillance video fridays h and y royal jewelers on south 23rd street, on monday, about 5:30 in the afternoon. suspect punched an employee and held him at knife point and tied him up. they got away in the hyundai sonata with temporary tags. search is on for a man who robbed a bank in newark, delaware today. police say just before 12 credit 30, this man demanded money from fulton bank on east main street. the officers say the teller gave the man an undisclosed amount of cash. if you have any information, you're urged to cat police. in chester county, thomas muir pleaded guilty in connection with the accident that killed two teenagers in exton in february. police say that he was driving
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under the influence when he slammed his pickup truck in the back of the van carrying six people. those two teenagers died. muir was charged with homicide by vehicle and sentencing is expect move fifth. neighbors helped pull an elderly man out of the berk home in hamilton township new jersey. chopper three was over this severely damaged home on pasadena drive. flames broke out around 9:30 this morning. two residents were treated at the hospital for cuts and burns. fire marshall ruled this fire an accident. gloucester county high school is on alert after one student has a confirmed case of whooping cough. another student is also suspected of having the respiratory disease, that clear view regional high school, chopper three over mullica, today, school officials say that they are following the cdc guidelines, including sanitizing the school and buses. the school re mains opened at this time. st. joseph's university in philadelphia has a new president, and historic choice, mark reid was
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inaugurated a as university's 28th president today. reid is first lay president in the jesuit university's 164 year history. prior to joining st. joes reid was senior vice-president at fairfield university in connecticut. well, was ways hoping to cash in on the the pope's visit. >> a new flagship store opened in center city and coming up we will see what makes this wawa different from the rest, plus. >> woman wearing the white clerical collar i'm alexandria hoff and coming up i'll introduce you to a growing group of women functioning as catholic priests. >> and it has been a beautiful friday, we are continuing this sunny summer stretch but some cooler weather is lurking in the seven day as we head toward start of the fall next week, we will have more coming up when we come back, pat. hey, kate we are getting ready for cbs-3 friday football frenzy ridley and garnett valley getting ready behind me. eagles/cowboys ready for
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sunday. will byron maxwell step up. sixty-three million-dollar man needs to. more in sports.
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tonight on "eyewitness news" at 11:00 when you buy something with a lifetime warranty you probably expect
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to it last a lifetime, right? well, as this man found out, that is not always the the case. three on your side jim donovan has important information you need before your next big purchase, that is tonight, at 11:00. now an update on the story we first told but yesterday, a group of homeless families set up a tent city in the kensington parking lot. housing authority is offering emergency shelter but they say it is a temporary solution and they need permanent housing. a local home owner has offered one mother there a house rent free until she gets back on her feet. a new kind of school in camden, is changing the way inner city kid are learning. "eyewitness news" at kip cooper norcross academy which is one of the first schools in the nation to open up a renaissance school a new type of school that falls between a charter and public school. a new wawa opens up its doors for business in center city, flagship store opened at broad and walnut along avenue of the arts taking over the old rob are inn son luggage
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location. customers can find new menu items at the store and also indoor seating. wawa officials are expect ago lot of foot traffic at this location especially next week during papal visit. they even hoped to serve pope francis a wawa hoagie, of course. there were few place to park your car in the the italian mark as icon i can ninth street land mark celebrated parking day. unofficial holiday transforms parking spots into temporary parks, and as you can imagine, pope free fever was running high in high of the honor of the pontiff. they were turning in the wedding officiated by, well, pope francis himself. thousands of catholic priests are expect to come to next weeks world meeting of families including one group who arrived early to fight for their place within the priesthood. "eyewitness news" reporter alexandria hoff has that story. >> reporter: with the collar comes a sacred set of rules and one in particular, that she has no qualms with breaking. >> just trying to be more
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inclusive, and compassionate, mortgages us-like. >> reporter: susan tiehl ace monk 200 women in the united states, who act as catholic priests, having been ordained by a bishop. >> that makes it valid but not, not legally if you think of something like that recognize by a catholic church. >> reporter: simply stated they have gone rou ge operating outside the church and no coincidence that the women's ordination conference is being held in philadelphia, just days before the arrival of the pope francis. >> i would love for him to come here right now and meet woman that i know, the ones who are just the most fabulous priests. >> reporter: there is some indication through historic grave markers in mosaics that early days of the catholic church females held titles like bishops and priest. today women such titles will be ex-communicated from the church. ex-communication puts her in the same category as pedophiles and monsters.
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>> it is just not adding women in strength but renewed priesthood in the reformed church. >> reporter: her calling came as a child. >> i would go and make believe i was giving the homely, and i would make believe i was cons creating the you chris. >> we're talking about a women oppression human rights issue here in the just ordination. >> reporter: pope francis has been clear, the all male priesthood should be preserved, and these colored women home to change their mine. alexandria hoff for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". kate bilo is joining you now with the last weekend of the summer. >> yes, how about that. >> can you believe it. >> here we go. >> very quickly summer has come and now moving out but we have one more weekend to enjoy, one more weekend of nice weather. >> that is right. >> it will be nice. great stretch of wet they are week. i hope you have been enjoying it. i have heard a few folks say, it is more fall-like.
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break out fall clothes. get your wish next week but next week in addition to cooler temperatures it will not be quite as sunny and beautiful as this week has been. so, enjoy this weather while we have got it. you'll miss it when it is gone. we will see a beautiful evening, as we look live at ben franklin bridge our camera in campbell's, from campbell's field in camden looking across the river and as sunset is already starting these days, getting shorter and shorter, you can see a little bit of the yellow in the skies there as we head toward what could be a beautiful sunset tonight with the few more clouds, out in the the sky to reflect off of. storm scan three lets see a clear sky right now. nothing going on. no problems zooming out to the west, that front, moving through great lakes, that will cut a across our area late the saturday night into sunday morning but doesn't have much with it. we will look closer in a moment. 82 degrees at the airport. warm 28 in trenton. eighty's in allentown and reading as well and just shy of 80 in wilmington. right now 79. clear skies outside for the moment, watch what happens over the weekend.
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we have a storm, sneak attack here, this storm coming up the coast but that front and they will move through, at the same time. through the day tomorrow we are looking at a good deal of sunshine. lit built more humid tomorrow thanks to the southwest wind but sunday morning at 7:00 a.m. that front comes through. sunday morning we could have a a few clouds and showers but this storm then gets pick up, it gets brought out to sea by 1:00 on sunday we have sunshine off to the north and west of philadelphia, and better chance for showers to the the south and east maybe down the shore, so by late afternoon sunday in time for eagles game that front moves out. high pressure build back in and we have got clear skies and comfortable conditions on sunday afternoon. but then heading in to next week as that high moves off shore we will get more flow from the north east and that whim bring a cool pattern back in the north east united states, jet stream dips to the south and north east wind will make temperatures early next week feeling cooler then thermometer would have you believe and temperatures will go back to below normal after a whole week above affirming.
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lets look at our tropical satellite, we have two depression toss watch out here, tropical depression number one that will move off to the north. it will not be a problem for now. tropical depression number ten by tonight could be a tropical storm, we will keep an eye on that and see this one getting more organized, it has a swirl to it here so that could be one to keep an eye on throughout the next week or so but right the now nothing imminent for us here in philadelphia or for caribbean just that storm off the coast that we will have to watch as it could creep up and bring a few more cloud with that front saturday morning. mainly clear, very comfortable. we are at 64 for your overnight low and saturday looks great, sunny, beautiful, it is last saturday of summer. 84 degrees. the great day to get outside and to those summer activities you love to do sunday for eagles game cowboys in town. home opener. you cannot get much better then this sun shining. cooler. 77 degrees. the hint of more football weather in the air. eye bitterness weather seven day forecast and shore cast, cooler next week.
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mid 70's monday and tuesday, fall begins on wednesday and then by the even of the week we will welcome the crowds, for the papal a visit. this is a very early call but here's our first call for papal weekend. the best chance of rain would be friday, gusty breeze with that system exits on saturday and then mostly sunny on sunday. this is subject to change more a week away but right now saturday and sunday should be mostly dry. >> maybe windy. >> most everything is outside. >> exactly. >> , very, early call. >> we don't want to get ahead. >> we will take a short break spor
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it is friday night, you know what that means, friday football frenzy. >> pat gallon joins us live from ridley high school with your our game of the week, pat. >> reporter: jessica and ukee,
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here at ridley it is ridley against garnett valley. background on the two teams, garnett valley one and 11 on the season, they have a big win last week, over bonner prendie. ridley two-seer a they might be prime for run in the central league. keep an eye on that team tonight. could be fire works on the two teams. i caught up with the the ridley head coach dennis decker earlier today. >> it has been ten or 11 years now. they have won the last, before last year four out of five or six years, whatever it has been. they are very well coached. they have a lot of talent. just a matter of being discipline on defense and communicating on the front line. >> just beyond the field, it is an awesome look at brian mars, he has an philadelphia area in ridley. they will be partying tonight. they get upwards of 300 people for the biggest games. you have a's got on love. that lets slip to the eagles/cowboys. big match up for two teams,
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when they get together there is fire works between those two teams as well. cowboys will not have dez bryant. line autopsy begins the bird will change a little bit for cowboys on offense because of that broken foot he suffered. that is good news as eagles cornerback byron maxwell struggled monday night with the falcons and julio jones torched him for nine catches, 141-yard and two touchdowns. he was name nfc offensive player of the week. byron maxwell promises a better performance with the cowboys. >> timing, rhythm will get back, in game two. it is just how it works. more you get in the season, better your game becomes and sharper your game becomes. definitely everything will be sharper. >> we will get you ready for eagles cowboy, sunday kick off 11:30 a.m. on cbs 36789 don bell and myself will be at the link. tune in for that. now to hockey but hard to believe but flyers started training cam in voorhees. first camp for dave hakstol
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who took over for craig berube. the first preseason game is monday against islanders in allentown. so it is football season but just about to be hockey season. don't go anywhere more "eyewitness news" you tell us what you want to pay and we help find options to fit your budget. nah, nah, insurance, nah, nah, nah, discount. my name's flo, you want to go out with me? no. uh-huh-huh!
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